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::: surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
::: tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
::: effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
::: prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
::: nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
::: bode - foreshadow; portend
::: defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
::: atheistic - denying the existence of God; N. atheism
::: interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
::: minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia